Reusable Shopping Bags
This is the easiest way to make a difference. Instead of paying a few cents for ugly plastic bags, go green with a stylish reusable bag when going shopping.
Organic bags made of 100% cotton are also a very wise option.
Handcrafted Jewelry and Clothing
Try eco friendly jewelry such as handcrafted necklaces, bracelets, belts, shoes, etc. By buying from someone who makes their stuff themselves, you’ll help reduce the toxins created when manufacturing items.
Plus, handmade clothing is original.
Organic Clothing and Accessories
Clothing chains and brands are today – both designer and retail – have gone beyond dipping their toes in the water when it comes to eco friendly fashion – and dedicate parts of their collection to eco-friendly clothing.
You can find environmentally-friendly range from organic underwear to jeans, at retailers such as H&M, Top Shop, Zara, Banana Republic.
Looking for unique ways to expand your wardrobe? Then you can never go wrong with pre-used items. However, you can find clothes with mint condition which means that the garment was made in the old days but was never worn.
Some of the widest selections of vintage clothing and used items can be found at online stores, but if you like the thrill of going on a discovery trip to your local vintage store, then by all means, do it.
Your Mom or Grandma’s Closet
You have no idea how many treasures I found in my mom’s jewelry box. Most of it was inherited by her mother. This is the cheapest solution to eco friendly clothing.
Reinvent or Fix Your Clothes
Do you have stuff that have been stuck in the back of your closet but haven’t been able to wear? It’s either broken a size too small or big, or you’re just clueless on how to wear it. I say, fix it right away! Take it to your tailor, do it yourself or have your mom do it.